In “Fun and Happenings” we include, you guessed it, some fun times we have had attending, hosting, celebrating and otherwise living this awesome, crazy, imperfect and wonderful life.

Summer’s End

As summer comes to a close my mind wanders over the things we have done that will become important memories.  One of these special times was spending a week house boating on Shasta Lake in California with our eldest son and his family. As our children grew up we spent...

And the winner is…Haley Hedgecock!!

We would like to introduce the winner of our very first Tillie Moon writing contest…(drum roll)…Haley Hedgecock! Haley submitted the sweet memoir story below and all of us at Tillie Moon fell in love. We think you all will agree that her writing,...

Mother’s Day Contest (Pssst…it’s our first ever!)

As you might know, Mother’s Day is a very special day at Tillie Moon. Tillie, our Mom and Grammy, was part of the inspiration for our blog and on Mother’s Day more than most days we remember her and try to honor her. Our blog’s birthday is also on Mother’s Day in...

Thanksgiving – Traditional vs. Beach

My family is quite traditional when it comes to Thanksgiving. We gather, we cook, we enjoy the day of preparation and family, and then we feast. Over the years we have tried a few tweaks to our traditional day, like eating at dinner hours instead of our usual late...

Fishing and Great Food

My brother, Jim, is an avid fly fisherman. Since my husband also enjoys this pastime he asked Jim for suggestions of a new place to try. Jim suggested Soaring Eagle Lodge, owned and operated by Jeff Massey, and situated on the San Juan River in Blanco, New Mexico....
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